Missouri Wine and Book Pairings    

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When the temperature dips and we’re in the heart of a Missouri winter, there’s nothing better than curling up under a cozy, warm blanket with a good book and a glass of wine. Try out these Missouri wine and book pairings for a nice night in.

Norton is undeniably original and complex. These books are a perfect pair.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (This story is set in Missouri, and you can even catch a cameo of a bottle of Norton in the film adaptation.)

The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Chambourcin’s earthy, rich and smooth qualities are perfectly paired with historical fiction.

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral by Mary Doria Russell

Concord is decadent in all the right ways, and is a match made in heaven with love stories.

Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave (The story is even set in a vineyard.)

Honeydew: Stories by Edith Pearlman

The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

Catawba is sweet, light and fun, an ideal pairing for the young-at-heart reader who enjoys young adult literature.

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Paper Towns by John Green

Lungdon (The Iremonger Trilogy) by Edward Carey

Chardonel is a classic Missouri white wine. What better to pair with the classics?

Emma by Jane Austen

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bront

Seyval Blanc is crisp with herbal characteristics, and sidles up nicely to a captivating biography.

On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks

Bettyville: A Memoir by George Hodgman

Lady Alamina and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona Carnarvon

Traminette’s floral notes and unique flavors will help you lose yourself in these fantasy books.

The Sandman: Overture by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by JH Williams III

Shadowshaper by Daniel Jos Older

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson

Vidal Blanc is crisp, citrusy and the ideal white wine to pair with books about adventure and culture.

Only the Strong by Jabari Asim

The Girl on the Train by Paul Hawkins

Gutshot: Stories by Amelia Gray

Vignoles’ fruity and bright character pairs well with funny books.

Why Not Me? By Mindy Kaling

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg

Selp-Helf by Miranda Sings

Grab a book and a glass of delicious Missouri wine and snuggle in for great escape without leaving the warmth and comfort of your own home.